USC Price School of Public Policy

Archive for January, 2013

Luxury US Home Sales Likely Driven by Global Market, Painter Says

The Los Angeles Times quoted Gary Painter, USC Price professor and director of research at the Lusk Center for Real Estate, about the high-end housing market in the U.S.

Myers Discusses Latino Population Growth in Washington Post

The Washington Post, in an Associated Press story, quoted USC Price Professor Dowell Myers about projected Latino population growth in California. The Los Angeles Times also quoted Myers.

Q&A with Ronald Arias, MPA ’74

MPA alumnus Ronald Arias retired this past December as the director of the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services — a post he’s held for the past 12 years. His career as a public servant spans 22 years with the City of Long Beach. For those who may not know much about the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, can you please elaborate on the scope of its work and describe […]

Curid-Halkett Explains Why Fans Collect Autographs

The Los Angeles Times quoted USC Price Associate Professor Elizabeth Currid-Halkett, author of “Starstruck: The Business of Celebrity,” on why fans collect autographs.

Universities, industries, and government in collaboration: A review of the literature on research centers

Why we are here: A review of the literature on rationales for postdoctoral appointments

Inadvertent infrastructure and regional entrepreneurial policy

Stars’ and the connectivity of cultural industry world cities: an empirical social network analysis of human capital mobility and its implications for economic development

Baptism by Fire: An Occupational Analysis of Creative Sector Impact on Regional Economies

Political Opportunities, Resource Constraints, and Policy Advocacy: A Longitudinal Study of Environmental NGOs in China